What's on inManchester

Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Manchester

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FREE taster session at the Marple/Tameside Rock Ch
St Mary's Parish Hall

Your friendly local Marple Bridge choir is run by vocal teacher Phil Reynolds. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Middleton Rock Choir
St Peter's Church Hall

The Middleton Rock Choir is led by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall and on top…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Wilmslow/Handforth Rock
Honford Hall Community Centre

The local Handforth choir is run by Greater Manchester based musician Maxine Cherrie. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Greater Manchester and as a choir we also sing together with other Rock Choir singers in the…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Fat White Family
Sound Control

Fat White Family at Sound Control in Manchester on Wednesday 17 September 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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SOHN
Manchester Gorilla

SOHN at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Wednesday 17 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch SOHN live in the knowledge that youve…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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FREE taster session at the Saddleworth/Oldham Rock
Uppermill Civic Hall

The Oldham Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Azealia Banks
Manchester Academy

Music critics and journalists across the country have been furiously typing one name over the last few months to have their say over 2012s next big thing ‐ Azealia Banks. This twenty‐year‐old Harlem rapper has…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Thai Yoga Massage practitioner training
The Yoga Lounge

Train with the Mudita School of Thai Yoga Massage to become a fully qualified and accredited therapist. This course is an in‐depth training in the art of Thai Yoga Massage to practitioner level and an opportunity to start a new and rewarding…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 968887
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AltJ
O2 Apollo Manchester

Hailed as one of the favourites to win the Mercury Prize in2012 Alt‐J which was formerly known as Films and Daljit Dhaliwal has not only invaded Europe but has also started conquering the airwaves in…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Sleaford Mods
Manchester Academy 3

Sleaford Mods at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 19 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Sleaford Mods tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Script
Albert Hall

'The Script' are an Irish poprock band from Dublin Ireland. They released their successful debut album in 2008 from which sprang hit singles such as 'We Cry' 2008 The band's second album release was 'Science…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Throwing Muses
Manchester Academy 2

Throwing Muses at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Friday 19 September 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Workout In
intu Trafford Centre

Hey Ladies I am going to the Trafford Centre to join a large‐scale FREE workout session come on down and help create one of the biggest workout session the region has ever seen This oneoff event is to mark the launch of…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08450 941007
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Ani DiFranco
Manchester Cathedral

Ani DiFranco at Manchester Cathedral in Manchester on Saturday 20 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ani DiFranco tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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City vs Chelsea FC
Etihad Stadium

City vs Chelsea FC at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 20 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Chelsea FC live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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Exit Calm
Sound Control

Exit Calm's been compared to everyone from the Verve to Echo & the Bunnymen but the comparisons don't quite do them the justice they deserve. Exit Calm may in the end be recognized as one…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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First Aid Kit
Albert Hall

First Aid Kit band is a Swedish folk duo comprising of sisters Klara Soderberg andJohanna Soderberg from Enskede Stockholm. The two had been writing folk‐influenced songs since 2007 but stormed into the limelight when a…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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BLACKBURN WEDDING FAIR
The Whitehall Hotel

The Whitehall Hotel is a privately owned traditional country house hotel in Darwen. The venue dates back to 1898 and successfully fuses many traditional period features with a newly‐refurbished stunning contemporary function suite.We have a collection of leading local bespoke wedding businesses…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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BURY WEDDING SHOW
The Village Urban Resort Manchester

The Village Urban Resort Bury adds the v. to a v. happy couple offering great function rooms with spectacular facilities great food and even a spa for the indulgent hens.Our wedding fair is a premium wedding event and provides a comprehensive selection…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07742 609136
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City vs Chelsea
Etihad Stadium

City vs Chelsea at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Sunday 21 September 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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Sharon Corr
The Deaf Institute

Sharon Corr at The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Sunday 21 September 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Axis of Awesome
Manchester Academy 2

Internationally acclaimed comedy‐band Axis of Awesome are heading back to the UK on tour.The Axis of Awesome have a truly global fan‐base they have previously enjoyed sell‐out seasons in Edinburgh as well as the Adelaide Fringe and Cabaret Festivals tours of…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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Jason Manford
Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Manchester lad Jason Manford is a successful stand up comedian actor and TV presenter. You may have recently seen him on The One Show 8 Out of Ten Cats and Tonightly. You may have heard…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Jaws
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Jaws at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Monday 22 September 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Anathema
Manchester Academy 3

Anathema at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Tuesday 23 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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The Moons
Night And Day

The Moons at Night and Day live on Tuesday 23 September 2014 in Manchester Lancashire. For tickets to see The Moons at Night and Day see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Lydia
Manchester Academy 3

Lydia performs live at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester Lancashire on Wednesday 24 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Lydia at Manchester Academy 3 now.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Ryan Adams
Albert Hall

Ryan Adams at Albert Hall in Manchester on Wednesday 24 September 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Stephen Fry
Bridgewater Hall Manchester

One of the country's best loved comic actors Stephen Fry is also a successful screen writer author TV and Radio presenter poet journalist playwright and film director. His partnership on screen with Hugh Laurie brought…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Wayne Hussey
Green Room

Wayne Hussey appears live in Manchester Greater Manchester at Green Room on Wednesday 24 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Wayne Hussey at Green Room see the list of tickets available for Wayne Hussey.…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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